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Top SMSF advice if dementia is on the horizon

SELF Managed Super Fund specialist Monica Rule talks about the confronting problems around dealing with a person who has dementia and owns a SMSF.

Prenup court ruling good reminder to be careful

LEGAL LESSON: Will prenups ever be the same again?

Will prenups ever be the same again?

Early inheritance has thorns warns expert

WILLS: Waiting for the inheritance to buy a  home.

Do you give your money away now or wait until you die?

Your estate planning should include digital assets

WILLS: Remember to include in your will details of how you want your digital assets handled.

Digital personal records should be included in your will.

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Innovative insurance product for those 50 and over

FutureWell Insurance is excited to announce the launch of a new insurance product designed for Australians aged 50 and over.

It's no joke, private health costs are going up

Another price pike will force many older Australians out of private health insurance.

CAN you afford another increase in your health cover?

What to do after a disaster hits

Take photos before cleaning up and make a list of everything that has been damaged to assist your claim.

Take photos before cleaning up and make a list of damaged items

Take control of super non-concessional contributions

WHAT happens when the non-concessional superannuation contribution has been exceeded and what can I do about it?

How you can buy a racehorse using your super

SUPER HORSE: Is it possible to own a racehorse inside a SMSF?

Is it possible to own a racehorse inside a SMSF?

Good advice on active and passive investment choices

MONEY: Tips on deciding how to allocate and invest retirement funds, choosing active over passive.

Tips on deciding how to allocate and invest retirement funds.

Can investing in banknotes make you money?

MONEY: There are pitfalls with buying and selling old banknotes.

It is important to differentiate between investing and collecting.

Should you worry if you are charged rebalance fees?

MONEY: Understanding rebalancing costs of managed funds.

Learn from the Coach about managed funds rebalance costs.

Spouse super giveaway could be tax break for many

ONE of the least understood giveaways in super had its eligibility greatly widened in July yet many people have missed it.

Do you buy life insurance inside or outside super?

PLANNING AHEAD: The pros and cons of superannuation life insurance cover.

Learn more about life insurance, its benefits and disadvantages.

How much is needed to fund a comfortable retirement?

MONEY: What does a financially comfortable retirement look like:

What does a comfortable retirement look like?

Limit your SMSF borrowing to the house

SUPERANNUATION: The rules governing borrowing by super funds are complex.

The rules governing borrowing by super funds are complex.

When does share sales trigger capital gains tax?

MONEY: Learn when capital gains tax can impact the sale of shares.

Keeping good asset purchase records is important to CGT calcs.

Can I add my coin collection to my super fund?

COLLECTABLES: Can you put a coin collection into our self-managed super fund?

Tips on whether you can add collectables to your SMSF.

Ten important things to do before you turn 70

IT'S surprising how many retirees have no idea of the amount they spend each year, or how long their savings will last. Do you know?

How to beat Christmas cash stress

Jenna Buttery with Boyd Avery, 3, Baron Scott, 9, Bellamy Avery, 2, and Bryan Maunder-Scott, 10, knows how to budget for Christmas. Picture: Evan Morgan

Mum says Christmas about creating moments, not just gifts

Downsizing comes with high costs and pension issues

DOWNSIZING ADVICE: Downsizing without proper advice, could be a bad financial move.

Downsizing without proper advice, could be a bad financial move

Avoid getting caught in Christmas cons

SHOPPING SCAM: Enjoy your shopping, but remain scammer aware this Christmas.

Enjoy your shopping, but remain scammer aware this Christmas.

Financial danger: The addictions ruining our seniors

Australians aged in their 70s are living it up, but it could cause conflict.

Seniors splashing the cash on extravagant holidays and cars.